Wont see slave Hard Drive in a Dell Dimension 2400
Did you set the Master harddrive as master?
Or is your reference that you set the jumper cap, on the jumper pins; of both harddrives to Cable Select?
What are the manufacturer names, and model numbers of the two harddrives?
If you just see something like - WD2500JB, that will work.
How many wire is the Flat IDE ribbon cable?
There are 40 wire versions, and 80 wire versions.
Notice I stated - Wire.
They will both have 39 socket holes that are used.
(40 socket holes, with 1 blocked off)
80 wire IDE ribbon cable has Master harddrive in middle.
Slave harddrive at end of cable.
Little weird, huh?
40 wire IDE ribbon cable, has Master harddrive at end of cable, Slave in middle.
As for, "Computer will not see it."
Not trying to insult your intelligence. Am trying to see if we are both on the same page.............
1) You go to My Computer, and there is no drive letter assigned to that harddrive you just installed?
If it is there, you double-click on it to open that harddrive.
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Mar 30, 2013 |
Dell Dimension 8400 PC Desktop